Rikki-Tavi By Rupyard Kipling: Character Analysis

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The short story,”Rikki-tikki-tavi” by Rupyard Kipling, shows how family is most important, where a curious, clever mongoose fights an evil pair of cobras who want to kill Rikki’s new family. Firstly, we can tell that RIkki-tikki is given the human traits of bravery and curiosity. This is shown when,”he is eaten from head to tail with curiosity.” Later in the story, Rikki-tikki goes and explores the garden out of curiosity, where he meets Darzee, Darzee’s wife, Nag, and Nagaina. Without his curiosity, he wouldn’t have met all those characters, and the whole story would have been different. Secondly, we know that Nagaina has the traits of being dangerous, but caring. Throughout the story, Nagaina tries to kill the family until we learn
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